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authorities for saving the boy. >> thank you. >> new this morning, president obama is enjoying a high approval rating with hispanics, a poll shows 70 percent of hispanics now approve of the president's job performance, down 5 percent from december but still ahead of what the president polls during the middle of his re-election campaign last summer. the poll comes as the president starts the push for immigration reform. >> we will see a change in the weather starting this morning. >> it is milder. mike has the forecast. >> absolutely. let's get to it at 6:18, the bay bridge shows they are not practicing with the lights. it was beautiful to watch. we will see the clouds looking to the port of oakland. the clouds are showing up on live doppler 7 hd but no radar runs reinforcing the air is tie dry for rain. the clouds have kept temperatures up this morning and as they move in, the high clouds will keep our sunshine dim during the afternoon hours and that will hold temperatures close to average if not cooler than yesterday. 41 in antioch for the low end and 50 on the high end and antioch is the onl
further notice. left senator. >> gabe gutierrez, thanks. >>> president obama heads to minneapolis tomorrow to promote his plan to battle gun violence. it's a photo of him firing a shotgun that is getting all the attention this morning. peter alexander is at the white house with more. good morning. >> good morning. tomorrow marks the first time the president is going on the run road to push for stiffer gun laws. there was a detour in the debate when the president insisted that all the time he shoots skeet at camp david. these were his words. all the time. his critics were skeptical. and the white house on saturday quickly pushed back trying to put the argument to rest. the white house wanted to silence the skeptics. instead the release of this photo, the president firing a shotgun on the range of camp david on his 51st birthday last summer unleashed a new round of attack from his staunchest critics. nra telling nbc news unone picture does not erase a lifetime of supporting every gun ban and every gun control scheme imaginable. the controversy first exploded last week when the new republic m
. >> thanks, bill. >>> an odd couple pairing hopes the obama plan takes shape. >>> plus, a federally funded video crossed the line from training tool to copycat ad? "early today" is back in two minutes. >>> good morning, welcome back. here are some stories making news this morning. president obama's building support for his immigration support plan. he's meeting labors of business and activist groups at the white house. the president will make visit t spring. president obama is also planning to make stops on the west bank of jordan. >>> this is day two of iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad to egypt. the first by an iranian leader in 30 years. at one point he had to leave the mosque when a protester threw a shoe at him. >>> and a mock shooting at school. using it it too dramatic too soon after sandy hook. >>> some lawmakers want to limit governor cuomo's use of his powers. steven mclaughlin said he rejected it the day it was used. >> if that's not dictatorial, i don't know what is. hitler would be proud. mussolini would be proud of what we did here. moscow would be proud but that's not de
that. >> thank you. >>> president obama preparing to move out of the white house oval office, work under way on a second oval office in the eisenhower executive office next door. the president will begin working there in august and make way for a two-year renovation of the white house west wing. >>> it's official. john kerry sworn in as secretary of state. duvall patrick has tapped his former top aide, william mo cohen to replace kerry until the june special election. scott brown took his name out of running yesterday. joining me now is frank phillips, who has been covering this story. really quickly before we get to mr. kowan the disappointment >> about not getting the nod? >> i think so. vicky kennedy certainly would have loved to have had that job? barney frank made it very public that he wanted it. that killed his chance, frankly, with governor patrick although i didn't think he had much of a chance. patrick, the governor, wanted to make a clear point that he wanted a minority or a woman. i think he'd been focused on moe cowan, who's not known anywhere but with the governor and
for many decades. >> alisyn: he loved new york and new york loved him. thank you. >>> president obama second term gets underway, a growing number of americans that the government is threatening their personal rights. for the first time ever in the survey by the pew research center and for the people and the press, a majority of the public, 53% say the federal government threatens their personal rights and freedoms. this comes, of course, amid a growing debated over second amendment rights, highlighted by heated meeting on new york state's new gun restrictions. let's watch this. >> now you are turning them into criminals, you are making them angry and when angry people they get together. this western new york area. >> obviously, if you served in military, assault weapons were fully automatic weapons. >> what is the penalty if you do not register. because i guarantee you there are a lot of people that aren't going to. >> alisyn: leslie marshall is radio talk show host, ben ferguson is host of show on icon radio. 53% of americans that respond say they believe their freedoms are being thr
ginnis in washington, thank you. >>> well the white house says president obama will travel to israel this spring. it will be from obama's first trip to israel as president. many israelis believe mr. obama has been less than supportive. he'll also visit the west bank and jordan. >>> now to the budget. the president is proposing another stop gap measure to avert the deep spending cuts due to kick in next month. his proposal to deal with the so-called sequester includes a revenue increase. it's getting a frosty welcome by congressional republicans though. danielle nottingham has that story. >> reporter: president obama is calls for massive across-the-board spending cuts with a short-term fix. >> our economy is headed in the right direction and it will stay that way as long as there aren't any more self-inflicted wounds coming out of washington. >> reporter: last year congress and the president signed off on automatic cuts to force themselves to deal with the nation's skyrocketing debt. the original deadline was january 1st and when they couldn't reach a larger budget deal th
. thanks, tahman. >>> gun control, of course, is a top priority for the president. mr. obama took his message on the road yesterday, with a visit to a minneapolis police station. here's abc's jonathan karl. >> reporter: faced with an uphill battle in congress, the president took his campaign for new gun control measures on the road. >> we're not going to wait until the next newtown. >> reporter: the central component of the president's plan is requiring virtually anybody buying a gun to get a background check. but the audience in minneapolis has seen that that's not enough. last september, just a few miles from where the president spoke, minnesota suffered its worst ever mass shooting. the local sheriff met with president obama and believes the current system simply misses too much. >> we've identified gaping holes in the background checks. it's really become what is america's dirty little secret about these background checks. >> reporter: last year, there were nine mass killings in the u.s. eight of the gunmen had a history of mental illness. background check is only as good as the d
of celebrations coming your way. good to see you. thanks. >> president obama takes the stage in the midwest today. the president is making his first pitch for gun control outside of the nation's capital. bill plante is at the white house. bill good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the president is headed for the west because minnesota law enforcement officials have been strong advocates for gun control this as the administration tries to keep up the pressure for action. even during the most apolitical event the year -- >> the ravens are world champions. >> reporter: there's no escaping the gun control debate. in this super bowl ad put out by a coalition of mayors led by new york city's michael bloomberg, children urged lawmakers to pass universal background checks a major piece of the president's strategy. the white house released this photo over the weekend of the president skeet shooting at camp david. to back up his statement that he's familiar with firearms. asked what he made of the photo, the ceo of the national rifle association was dismissive. >> well it's like during
looked to the president of the united states for support in achieving full democracy. >> i want to thank you, mr. president obama for displaying our taxation without representation license plates. >> reporter: on the touchy issue of ethics the mayor spoke of procurement reform in contracting practices even as he remains under the cloud of a federal investigation where three of his campaign workers have pleaded guilty to campaign corruption. as for reaction to this speech, there was this. >> look where the city is moving, how the city is moving forward both fiscally. we're fiscally sound. we're the envy of many city ofs in america. >> the -- cities in america. >> the big pronouncement the mayor would like to build 10,000 new units of affordable housing in the district. it's never too late to hear that. >> reporter: mayor gray's vision for this future includes new opportunities for startup businesses and tech companies. he says he also wants to try to stop the flooding in bloomingdale. he's got two more years. >> karen gray houston tonight. >>> the pentagon extending some benefits to sam
of you in the future. >> thank you, bob. >> thanks bob. >>> president obama is a big sports fan but his favorite team didn't make it into the super bowl this year. white house jay carney was asked about super bowl sunday. >> what are the president's plans for the super bowl? >> he will watch it with interest although his bears are not in it he looks forward to the game. you know there are some interesting dynamics there, brother versus brother. i think we all expect it to be highly entertaining. i don't know who he fabors, in fact in this particular matchup. i think, again, absent his beloved chicago bears, he probably has an interest in a close and good football game. >> and before the game the president will speak live with scott pelley during the super bowl today here on cbs. >>> new orleans is full of parting celebrities and fans but the one name that everyone is talking about is the star of that halftime show. that would be beyonce. kevin frazier is the co-host of "omg insider." good morning. >> good morning. >> let's talk about the halftime show when
right, jonathan karl reporting in from the white house. thank you, jon. >>> and a few notes about overseas tonight. president obama announced today he will travel to israel, the west bank and to jordan this spring. and that will be his first trip there since taking office. >>> and this image out of egypt today. president mahmoud ahmadinejad in cairo. the first time in 30 years an iranian leader has been welcomed there. the two countries cut ties after the iranian revolution in 1979. >>> and back here at home, wall street called to account today. the federal government and 16 states declared a kind of legal war on s&p, the huge ratings agency. they are now accused of helping trigger the biggest financial meltdown in recent times. and abc's senior justice correspondent pierre thomas has that story. >> reporter: rebecca hiramoto and her husband were among the millions of americans devastated when the housing market collapsed in 2008. the value of their home, their prime investment, cratered. >> if i think about it too much, it makes me sick. $500,000 in two years? it's like -- are yo
. tahman bradley, live in washington. thanks, tahman. >>> an increasing number of lawmakers are expressing concern of the obama administration's use of drone strikes. the concern stems from new evidence on how much authority the administration believes it has to kill suspected terrorists, even if they're american citizens. abc's jon karl reports. >> reporter: a newly disclosed justice department documents say american citizens tied to al qaeda can be killed, if, quote, an informed high-level official believe it poses a threat. but it does not require the government have to clear evidence. case in point. anwar al awlaki, an american citizen and top al qaeda leader, linked to several terror attacks. he was killed in a 2011 drone strike. human rights advocates say the justice department memo goes way too far. and -- >> justifies, essentially, a aim that the executive branch can be judge, jury and executioner. >> reporter: as soon as he became president, barack obama stopped cia tactics like waterboarding, which he considered torture. but this justifies outright killing of a suspected terroris
. not tonight." [ female announcer ] to nurses everywhere, thank you, from johnson & johnson. >>> president barack obama takes his push for new gun control measures to minnesota next week, a state full of hunters and sportsmen but also a proven ground for new ways to prevent gun violence. it's the latest chapter in a conversation started, of course, by the horrific events in newtown, connecticut. but in just the past few days, there have been a series of events that are keeping the issue front and center. tuesday in illinois, a 15-year-old was gunned down in a chicago park shelter trying to stay dry during a rainstorm. it happened just a mile from president obama's chicago home. she was the 42nd person killed in the city already this year. 506 chicagoans were killed last year. wednesday in arizona, police say a man angry over a legal dispute opened fire on three people at a phoenix office complex. two of them died. the gunman later killed himself. in washington on the same day, former congresswoman gabi giffords, herself a victim of a shooting attack, testified that now is the time for cong
karl in washington thank you for that. >>> meanwhile obama administration's controversial drone program targeting america terrorist suspects could be regulated by court. that possibility has been raised by testimony by john brennan, he defended the strikes saying they're launched only as the last resort. >> closely to intervening in civil war, leon panetta has revealed that he and former secretary of state hillary clinton wanted to arm the rebels trying to topple the syrian president. but the white house said no. >>> an suv through a front window, quick reaction, jumping over the bar. neither he nor the driver were seriously hurt. >>> finally a guy who's literally living on the edge. take a look at this skateboarder, it's a viral video, thanks to a wild and high-speed ride downhill. but, well the skateboarder in question in trouble this morning. police are looking in fact to arrest him because speed cameras set up on that street caught him at 68 miles per hour. >> whoo! >> please don't try that at home. >> thanks, josh. >>> now, to an abc news exclusive this morning. we have the first n
, as well. he it's been a long week watching every minute of this. we thank gio benitez. >>> and of course, the story is another headline about gun violence. and today, president obama traveled to minneapolis to raise pressure for gun legislation. here's abc's chief white house correspondent jonathan karl. >> reporter: faced with an uphill battle in congress, the president took his campaign for new gun control measures on the road today. >> we're not going to wait until the next newtown. >> reporter: a essential cal component of the president's plan is requiring virtually anybody buying a gun to get a background check. but the audience in minneapolis has seen first-hand that that's not enough. last september, just a few miles from where the president spoke, minnesota suffered its worst ever mass shooting. 36-year-old andrew engeldinger went on a rampage at this sign store after he was fired. shooting and killing six employees before turning the gun on himself. according to engeldinger's parents, he was mentally ill and had refused treatment. but here's the thing -- he legally bought his gu
celebrating his birthday. tonight, president obama called director muler to compliment the work today and commended coordination between federal and local law enforcement. become to you. >> thank you. local care giver arrested for abuse inside a maryland group home. police say she attacked a disabled man and encouraged a rez didn resident to join in and fight caught on video. erica gonzalez from columbia, maryland, with some disturbing video. erica. >> doreen, at one point, in the video, the woman, the manager of this group home here in columbia, maryland even threatens to kill the victim. 57-year-old donna everett is out of jail after posting $100,000 bond charged with multiple counts off sacount s of assault. the following video may be disturbing. >> reporter: taken inside the columbia group home that if relt managed and uploaded to youtube. police say last friday, emerge incorporated the company that runs the home for developmental, physical and mental health facilities called authorities and told them about the video. police showed up hours later and arrested everett whom you see
, thank you very much. >>> following breaking news. any minute now, president obama will speak live in minneapolis pushing for universal background checks for gun buyers. it is the first time president obama is taking his message on gun control out of d.c. and on the road. they're expecting the president to hit other cities but this is the first stop. >>> plus, is karl rove targeting tea party candidates and does he have credibility anymore? our first read team is taking a look at it saying things could get ugly. mark murray up next. >>> and in the world of bizarre-o politics, donald trump said he is suing bill maher. it is one of the things we thought you should know. [ male announcer ] marie callender's finally found a way to get her oven baked taste straight from the microwave. like her oven roasted chicken baked in a rich, creamy alfredo sauce. she calls them her new comfort bakes. marie callender's. it's time to savor. she calls them her new comfort bakes. all stations come over to mithis is for real this time. step seven point two one two. verify and lock. command is locked. f
2014 but, this is a big but, a lower deficit, the smallest since president obama's been in office, well under $1 trillion. they attribute that to an improving economy and to the fiscal cliff deal. veronica. >> tracie potts, thank you. >>> a major decision expected from the boy scouts of america. national board members set to vote on whether to lift the decade long ban on guy leaders and scouts. it comes after a meeting at the texas headquarters. it is a controversial issue from both sides and putting one of the largest youth organizations under a microscope. scouting should be open to everyone. texas governor rick perry expressed the opposite opinion. board members choose to scrap the policy, local scout units will be able to decide for themselves on whether or not to admit gays to the rankings. >>> on the heels of the boy scouts decision, the pentagon is announcing a policy shift for guy service members and partners. leon panetta expected to extend benefits to partners of personnel. it remains doubtful that medical, down theal and housing allowances are offered under the new proposal.
of rating's agency. >> thanks very much for coming in. >> thanks, wolf. thanks for having me. >>> president obama losing his voice. we're going to explain. that's next. >>> the man behind so many of the president's most memorable lines is leaving. our white house correspondent brianna keilar has more now. john favreau. >> reporter: president obama is losing his voice, his chief speech writer, john favreau, is leaving the white house. favs, as he's known around the west wing, has helped write almost every speech since he was a senator. >> the will and the determination of the american people that change this country. yes, we can. >> reporter: from his first run for president. >> we are an american family and we rise or fall together. >> reporter: to obama's november acceptance speech in chicago. favreau was seen working on it in this official white house photo as he was awaiting mitt romney's concession call. he collaborated in all of the state of the union addresses including the one he is set to give next week. favreau met obama in 2004 while he was a 23-year-old staffer on john kerry's pr
dinner for the life of trayvon martin. martha: phil, thank you very much. we are just getting started this morning. a lot on our plates today. president obama pushing for what he calls common sense gun law changes including universal background checks. but would those checks have saved any of those we have lost in recent tragedies? is our mental health system going to change as a result of what happened in newtown and other places? our panel is going to bait this important story. gregg: big plans to build an amusement park in the very city where usama bin laden was killed by navy seals. we are looking at the possibility of osamaland. martha: no budget for the white house in four terms. >> we need our democrat colleagues to get serious about spending. i wish i could give the american people more cause for optimism. but we see the president's budget is late and the senate hasn't passed a budge net nearly four years. [ male announcer ] how do you measure happiness? by the armful? by the barrelful? e carful? how the bowlful? campbell's soups give you nutrition, energy, and can
. in baltimore bob barnard, fox 5 news. >> thank goodness for that insurance policy, right? >>> coming up next tonight the presidential pitch to the public, president obama hits the road pushing for tighter gun control laws. >> and later tonight a followup to a fox 5 investigation. we told you about to expire retardant chemicals in some couches. now new concerns over other products in your home. [ woman ]  ring. ring. progresso. i just finished a bowl of your light chicken pot pie soup and it was so rich and creamy... is it really 100 calories? let me put you on webcan... lean roasted chicken... and a creamy broth mmm i can still see you. [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. of green giant vegetables it's easy to eat like a giant... ♪ and feel like a green giant. ♪ ho ho ho ♪ green giant >>> president obama headed to minneapolis today for a roundtable on gun laws. the national discussion goes in the wake of the newtown school shooting and several smaller incidents since then, but the impasse still seems to be about privacy rights versus gun right
ultimately lead to new taxes and even the confiscition of guns. >> peter alexander, thank you. we'll come back to you later in the show. >>> former vice president al gore saying president obama is better prepared for the battles ahead. the president has learned his lesson. >> i have learned a great deal from watching his first term, but i think you already see a greater depth and sophistication in his approach. president obama has demonstrated an ability to reach across the aisle, to invite more cooperation, but tempering that with a new firmness. >> so how does he use that new approach? that new firmness? with me, lori montgomery. goo to see you. >> thank you for having me. >> on capitol hill, watching this process. the next deadline ahead for a budget deal. more realistic this congressional term, or expecting more of the same type of gridlock? >> you know, the president is showing more firmness, refusing to get sucked into these battles like deduring the first term, saying in is going badly for republicans, and if they want to shut down the government, let the cuts take place on march 1
of authorities. >> jonathan karl in washington. thank you for that. >>> the obama administration's controversial drone program targeting american suspects could soon be regulated by a new court if some senators get their way. that possibility has been raised following testimony by john brennan, the president's nominee to head the cia. brennan defended the strikes, saying they're launched only as a last resort against suspects planning attacks against the united states. >>> we learned the u.s. was closer to intervening in syria's civil war than previously thought. outgoing secretary leon panetta has said that he and former secretary of state, hillary clinton, wanted to arm the rebels trying to topple dictator bashar al assad. but the white house said no, fearing the weapons could fall into the wrong hands. >>> in florida, a close call for a bartender there. a suv through a front window. quick reaction. jumping over the bar. maybe just saved his life. neither he nor the driver was seriously hurt. >>> finally, a guy that's literally living on the edge. look at this skateboarder. it's a viral video,
risk factors. >> doctor, thank you for being on. appreciate it. >> thank you. >>> theres a lot more happening tonight, deb feyerick joins us with a 360 news bulletin. >> president obama is directing the justice department to release classified documents to justice, justifying the targeted killing of americans. it follows secrecy surrounding the country's drone program. >>> police in texas releasing a tape of the # 11 call that led to the arrest in the murder of decorated navy s.e.a.l. sniper chris kyle. the chilling call coming from the sister of eddie ray routh after the shooting. >> my brother came by here, i was -- [ bleep ] he told me he's committed a murder. >> hold on -- >> i'm terrified for my life. >>> the boy scouts of america, delaying today's vote on lifting its ban on gay members and leaders until may. last month the boy scouts announced they were considering changing their rules. >>> after weeks of suspense, the makers of monopoly revealing its newest game piece, the cat. the games fans chose it over other options like a robot and diamond ring. to make room for the new
has another reason to celebrate. his 6th birthday is tomorrow. back to you. >> great. thank you very much, teresa garcia in midland city, alabama. >>> four members of the house, two republicans and two democrats, plan to announce a plan to make gun trafficking a federal crime. yesterday president obama spent the day in minnesota promoting gun control. as tara mergener reports, the president is asking for the public's help to get congress to take action. >> reporter: president obama took his gun control message on the road. sitting down with law enforcement officials and community leaders in minneapolis. >> we don't have to agree on everything to agree it's time to do something. >> reporter: the president praised the minneapolis police department, pointing to the city's success in tackling gun violence. he's also trying to reach minnesota gun owners as he works to rally public support for his proposals to curb gun violence. >> i need everybody who's listening to keep the pressure on your member of congress to do the right thing. >> reporter: this is expected to b
what? sometimes the plet ra of choices is not so great. thanks, chad. and now to our second story "outfront," a blessing or curse. today, we learned republican senator marco rubio of florida is going to give the gop response to obama's state of the union address next week. the whole country watches you, you're in the center of attention, time to shine for a 2016 presidential candidate. here's the problem. it hasn't always been a shining moment for rising stars in the past. david frum joins me along with rosa brooks. i'm sorry, this just made me chuckle. david, i started thinking back to bobby jindal in 2009. panned by democrats and republicans alike. people were so nasty. they were picking on the way he walked out to the podium. it was pretty harsh. "the new york times" headline the next day was governor jindal rising star plumets after speech. is this too dangerous for a rising star to take on? >> well, these are big opportunities and there's always a chance of recovery. let's not forget one of the most universally condemned speech of recent times was bill clinton's keynote speec
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